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Top 5 Ways How We As A Nation Depend On HGV Drivers

The HGV driver shortage has escalated drastically in recent years, emphasized by the challenges of the COVID pandemic, and the side-effects of Brexit. According to the Road Haulage Association open letter to the UK government, we’re short around 100,000 certified HGV drivers. The phenomenal shortage of HGV and lorry drivers in the UK is drawing […]

What You Need to Know Before Driving an HGV in London

If you’re on the hunt for a new career, a position as an HGV driver in London could be just what you need. With demand higher than ever in the UK, trained professionals have the opportunity to leverage better wages and more opportunities. Of course, as lucrative, and versatile as HGV driving can be, it […]

HGV in London – What is the Direct Vision Standard?

There’s never been a better time to start a new career as an HGV driver. Demand for skilled individuals is higher than ever, as skill shortages continue to plague the UK. Getting your HGV licence opens the door to a huge range of jobs and high-paying opportunities in your future. Of course, aside from getting […]

Who Are the Best HGV Employers in London?

With demand for HGV drivers higher than ever, there’s no shortage of HGV employers looking for certified staff in London. These days, even the government has stepped in to address the talent shortage, promising to train thousands of new people in the coming years. If you want to take advantage of the talent shortage and […]

New Year: New HGV Career

The new year can be the best time to start a new career. Hiring managers usually have brand-new budgets they can use to onboard new talent, and many companies are keen to achieve new efficiency and productivity goals for the year ahead.  If the thought of going back to your old career is leaving you […]

6 Tips to Become the Best HGV Driver

With the shortage of qualified HGV drivers in the UK now reaching a drastic level, the search for skilled professionals has never been greater. Currently, experts predict there’s a shortage of approximately 100,000 qualified drivers in the UK. This presents excellent opportunities for trained experts. Of course, with demand for professionals higher than ever, it’s […]

What Are The Differences Between Driving A Lorry And A Car?

You may think you have the skills of Lewis Hamilton, or aspire to host Top Gear, but does this mean you’ll be a good HGV driver? Well, while it’s important to enjoy driving and life on the open road, driving a lorry is actually very different to driving a car. This is why you need […]

Top 10 Common Misconceptions about HGV Drivers

Of all the professional career paths you can follow, HGV driving is definitely one of the most misunderstood. One day you’re a hero, delivering essential supplies during a pandemic. The next, you’re unfairly criticised for your driving practices and use of the road. There are many misconceptions about HGV drivers, but the one indisputable fact […]

HGV driver crisis – why supermarket shelves could be empty this summer

An acute shortage of lorry drivers in the UK is having a significant impact on the nation’s food supply chain. Business leaders from across these sectors are warning this could lead to sparse, bare shelves this summer, just as restrictions are lifted and the country tries to move on from the pandemic.    The Government has […]

HGV Hazards – Helping You Pass Your Theory Test

Being able to understand and recognise hazards on the road is an essential skill for all drivers, and particularly for HGV drivers. Because the brake speed for HGVs is slower than a standard car, HGV drivers need to be more aware of developing hazards on the road, and how to react to them in plenty […]

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